Windows 10

Power management

System wouldn't go to sleep

There are many reasons why a computer wouldn't go sleep regardless of the power settings. Here are some of my notes on troubleshooting this.

Network related issues

SYMPTOM

powercfg -requests yields the following (get into CMD as an Administrator):

C:\Windows\system32>powercfg -requests
DISPLAY:
None.

SYSTEM:
[DRIVER] \FileSystem\srvnet
An active remote client has recently sent requests to this machine.

AWAYMODE:
None.

EXECUTION:
None.

PERFBOOST:
None.

POSSIBLE RESOLUTION

C:\Windows\system32>powercfg -requestsoverride DRIVER "\FileSystem\srvnet" SYSTEM